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I'd say either go with option 3 because the Ivy i7 is going to outperform the haswell i5 and then just throw it on a Gigabyte board (the Z77 gigabyte boards are pretty well known for being rocksolid especially the ones mentioned above).
Or go with option 5 because it will save you money however it may not perform as well in games and you're not going to be able to OC it.
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post #12 of 28
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Originally Posted by Trumpeter1994 View Post

I'd say either go with option 3 because the Ivy i7 is going to outperform the haswell i5 and then just throw it on a Gigabyte board (the Z77 gigabyte boards are pretty well known for being rocksolid especially the ones mentioned above).
Or go with option 5 because it will save you money however it may not perform as well in games and you're not going to be able to OC it.

if I went option 3 it would be with that Asus board or an Extreme4, the only Z77 Gigabyte board at my local microcenter is $185 redface.gif that Asus board looks like a steal though...
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post #13 of 28
You are aware you cant mix and match 4 series CPU´s with 7 series motherboards right?

4 series CPU´s will only work on 8 series motherboards and 3 series CPU´s will only work on 7 series motherboards
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post #14 of 28
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You are aware you cant mix and match 4 series CPU´s with 7 series motherboards right?

4 series CPU´s will only work on 8 series motherboards and 3 series CPU´s will only work on 7 series motherboards

Yes? I'm aware. My options are the 3770k, the 4670k, and an ivy xeon, so im looking at both Z87 and Z77 boards tongue.gif
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post #15 of 28
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Yes? I'm aware. My options are the 3770k, the 4670k, and an ivy xeon, so im looking at both Z87 and Z77 boards tongue.gif

Alright just checking to be sure
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post #16 of 28
Option 3 with a source 530

Which cpu cooler?
post #17 of 28
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Option 3 with a source 530

Which cpu cooler?
Going to use the h100 from my current build biggrin.gif Hm didn't even consider that case, looks kinda neat...
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post #18 of 28
Do you want a mid tower case or is it full tower you are after?
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post #19 of 28
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Do you want a mid tower case or is it full tower you are after?

Either, been really indecisive on a casem and sorry it's taking me a while to reply, have a 3 hour shift at mdonalds right now frown.gif
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post #20 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by LordOfTots View Post

Either, been really indecisive on a casem and sorry it's taking me a while to reply, have a 3 hour shift at mdonalds right now frown.gif

This case will be out soon and price will be about 130$
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